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Feeding an army

Opinions varied as to the food provided to our soldiers at Witley Camp, but unsurprisingly, complaints were the more common reaction.

After all, as Archie Wills remarked, “When a man was good for nothing else they made him a cook. 389 more words

Archie Wills

Back in camp

Leave was up at midnight on October 12th, and every train from London to Milford carried soldiers returning to camp. Archie Wilcox got to his bunkhouse by 9:30 and wasted no time jumping into his “dirty bed.” He found it an unpleasant contrast to the nice clean sheets his relatives had provided.(1) 300 more words

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UK News: English Heritage Unveils Blue Plaque Commemorating Footballer Laurie Cunningham

Today English Heritage unveiled a blue plaque to commemorate the life and legacy of footballer Laurie Cunningham. 

Footballer Laurie Cunningham was a talented forward player who enjoyed success with the Leyton Orient, West Bromwich Albion and the Spanish club Real Madrid.

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Your chance to help celebrate iconic footballer Laurie Cunningham

Support is needed to build and erect a bronze statue in memory of enigmatic footballer Laurie Cunningham at the place where his career began.

The left-winger started his career in Waltham Forest with Leyton Orient FC, having been let go by Arsenal, before going on to play for England. 416 more words


Laurie Cunningham: football from Market Road to Real Madrid

Everyone has a story. This GUEST POST from Dermot Kavanagh, Sports Picture Editor of the Sunday Times, is a fantastic summary of Archway-born footballer Laurie Cunningham’s life. 1,714 more words